Nickel: lattice energies

All values of lattice energies are quoted in kJ mol-1.


  • NiF2:
    thermochemical cycle: 3066 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2845 kJ mol-1
  • NiF3:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 6111 kJ mol-1


  • NiCl2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2772 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2753 kJ mol-1


  • NiBr2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2709 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2699 kJ mol-1


  • NiI2:
    thermochemical cycle: 2623 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 2607 kJ mol-1


  • NiH:
    thermochemical cycle: (no value) kJ mol-1
    calculated: 929 kJ mol-1


  • NiO:
    thermochemical cycle: 4010 kJ mol-1
    calculated: 3908 kJ mol-1


  1. H.D.B. Jenkins - personal communication. I am grateful to Dr Don Jenkins (University of Warwick, UK) who provided the lattice energy data, which are adapted from his contribution contained within reference 2.
  2. H.D.B. Jenkins in CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 1999-2000 : A Ready-Reference Book of Chemical and Physical Data (CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, D.R. Lide, (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 79th edition, 1998.

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